2012 American Polish Festival & Craft Show
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
The festival is located in Sterling Heights, MI. This is just a few miles from Hamtramck, MI. Poles are the second largest ethnic group in Michigan and are a significant part of the history of Detroit. According to the 2000 U.S. Census, Michigan is home to the third largest Polish population after New York and Illinois. The current population of Michigan’s Polish Americans is concentrated in Macomb County. Sterling Heights has become one of the centers of Polonia in Michigan, since their migration from Hamtramck.
American Polish Festival & Craft Show draws thousands of friends and families from all around Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois. Festival features live music and dancing, Pierogi Eating Challenge, Polish Kitchen, the Polish Pub-n-Grub, and Beer Tent, Outdoor Craft Show featuring over 50 different crafters displaying their fine works. There will be a Traditional Polish Mass on Sunday at 12:00 Noon.
Admission to the festival is free to the public, although a $5.00 daily parking fee is required.